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Manage secrets

Secrets are key-value pairs that contain sensitive information you want to control access to, such as API keys, passwords, or certificates. There are two options for storing secrets with InfluxDB:

  • By default, secrets are Base64-encoded and stored in the InfluxDB embedded key value store, BoltDB.
  • You can also set up a Vault server to store secrets. For details, see Store secrets in Vault.


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The future of Flux

Flux is going into maintenance mode. You can continue using it as you currently are without any changes to your code.

Flux is going into maintenance mode and will not be supported in InfluxDB 3.0. This was a decision based on the broad demand for SQL and the continued growth and adoption of InfluxQL. We are continuing to support Flux for users in 1.x and 2.x so you can continue using it with no changes to your code. If you are interested in transitioning to InfluxDB 3.0 and want to future-proof your code, we suggest using InfluxQL.

For information about the future of Flux, see the following: